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Roseville dad creates website to aid teachers
Thursday Jan 24 2013
For several years, Roseville parent Jason Fabbri has been actively involved with his three young children’s education, volunteering weekly in their classrooms. But he got to ...
New Lincoln program a haven for 90 ex-Horizon students
Tuesday Jan 08 2013
When Horizon Charter Schools closed its Rocklin and Lincoln sites in recent months, it left families scrambling to figure out where their children would continue their education. ...
CSU trustees postpone fee hikes discussion
Tuesday Nov 13 2012
LONG BEACH (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has urged the California State University board of trustees to keep costs down to maintain low tuition and fees in the 23-campus system. ...
Reader Input: Hart dedicated to education
Thursday Nov 01 2012
I have known Pam Robie Hart for over two years. She has served as a director on the Board of Directors of The Pacific Chapter of The Neuropathy Association. She has served as the e ...
Abolish unions in education
Tuesday Sep 11 2012
Having experienced first-hand the “wall of silence” from the Placer Hills Union School District at a meeting I attended only makes my imagination conjure up more questi ...
Help students, not bureaucrats
Friday Apr 13 2012
To Mary Ann Frank (“Property tax goes chiefly to education,” Reader Input, March 15): Thank you for your input. Simply this: we need to invest more of ourselves in the students ...
Property tax goes chiefly to education
Wednesday Mar 14 2012
Re: “Education now feeding off the people” (Allen Cassidy, Reader Input, March 12): The last breakdown in the property tax bill indicated that 61.86 percent of the property tax ...
Our View: Where is the money going?
Thursday Mar 08 2012
What would the 9,000-plus California public schools do with more than $64 billion if they could decide? Our guess: Fund current teacher salaries and hire new ones to keep class siz ...
Seattle sets smart priorities
Wednesday Feb 22 2012
Seattle citizens are thinking with clarity. They’ve formed a group, “Citizens for More Important Things.” They’re against any public funding for a new sports arena. You mig ...
Technology stifles student creativity
Monday Feb 20 2012
Schools need to limit the use of computers. These distractions are stifling student creativity. They need to write and read books, not engage in artificial learning. Teachers need ...
Our View: College expenses worth the scrutiny
Tuesday Jan 24 2012
Editor's note: The editorial below has been changed to reflect that the $2.5 million in total salary figures for 19 Sierra College staff members includes administrative positions s ...
Better to be a ‘nerd’ in school
Friday Dec 30 2011
I think that it’s a real problem in today’s society that parents aren’t supporting their children in school. Children aren’t responsible in school. I think that this is the ...
Leaders need to listen
Monday Nov 28 2011
Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...
It’s a matter of degrees
Friday Oct 07 2011
I’ll play the fool. How is it that I was interning for a county office position that requires a bachelor’s degree, but was being trained by 20-year veterans of that field who d ...
We’ve bested tribal wisdom
Thursday Sep 29 2011
The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to generation, says that, “When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount ...
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